City dancer and comedian, Mc king kong has died, Report from right source say.
King kong, real name Hassan ssempala died Sunday morning from his home in kanyanya. We are yet to confirm what causes his death, however reports say he had developed a fever.
King kong rose to fame about 4 years ago when he ventured into sketch comedy. But it was his dramatic performaces and remarkable talent in dancing that earned him quick recognition both in Uganda and beyond.
Video of him pulling off comic laced dance strokes quickly went viral on social media. He also featured in some music videos. Most notable of them was promoyional video of eddy kenzon’s Maria rosa’ which was a dance act by MC KING KONG and another clown known as seka manila and also in an ongoing dance challenge worth $1000 to a fast rising act Sean Dampte Song Titled Tonight
He was at one point a radio presenter on galaxy FM.
King Kong Comedy career was dragged after he got in a fatal motor accident in Kampala in December 2015 which nearly claimed his life. He sustained a serious injury on his left eye which caused him sight defects especially that was worsened by flashy lights during night performances.
Eva Mbabazi who has been MC king kongs manager described his death as saddening.
King kong mc it was a great opportunity to have met and worked with you. You become a friend and a brother to me and my family’ Mbabazi posted on her Facebook.
Our condolences go to your family relatives and friends. Uganda and the world at large will surely miss you and the talent you had Rest in enteral oeace forever my dear brother’ she added.